Almond Christmas Cookies (Mandelspekulatius)

Almond Christmas Cookies (Mandelspekulatius) – recipe with photo, German cuisine
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Cooking time: 2 h


Recipe yield: 1 kg

German food

Almond Christmas cookies (Mandelspekulatius) – a German pastries recipe, you can make a hole in the cookies, pass a ribbon and decorate the Christmas tree.

Almond Christmas cookies ingredients

Almond Christmas cookies recipe

A mixture of dry products for cookies

To make a recipe for almond Christmas cookies, sift the flour and mix it with baking powder, vanilla sugar, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves.

Eggs with sugar

Beat eggs with sugar.

Flour and diced butter

Add the chopped butter to the flour and grind everything well into crumbs.

Dough with beaten eggs

After pouring eggs beaten with sugar and knead elastic soft dough. If the dough does not combine in one lump, add a couple of tablespoons of cold water.

Dough for shortbread

Wrap the prepared dough with a film and place in the refrigerator for a day.

Cookie cutter

Roll out the prepared dough into a layer 7-8 mm thick and cut out with the shape of an asterisk or Christmas tree.

Almond cookies before baking

Put the cut figures on a greased baking sheet, sprinkle with chopped peeled almonds and put in the oven. Bake almond cookies at 180°C (355°F) 15-20 minutes.

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